Current Job Vacancies


Manufacturing & Building Assembler - Late Shifts

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are designed and built by hand at our production site in Narford. Due to the expansion of our factory we are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join the late shift team.


As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:


  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and sound judgement in practical matters
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break working a late shift pattern: 10am - 6.30pm / 11am - 8.30pm / 1.30pm - 10pm


Benefits include:


  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Free parking
  • Regular paid tea breaks
  • Work wear & boots provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities with Tea, Coffee, fresh fruit and breakfast provided daily

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Manufacturing & Building Assembler - Mixed Shift pattern

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are still designed and built by hand at our production site in Narford. Due to the expansion of our factory we are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join our manufacturing team.


As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:


  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and sound judgement in practical matters
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break working a varying shift pattern: 6am - 2.30pm / 7am - 15.30pm / 11am - 8.30pm


Benefits include:


  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Free parking
  • Regular paid tea breaks
  • Work wear and boots provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities with Tea, Coffee, fresh fruit and breakfast provided daily
  • Real opportunities to further progress and develop a career

Salary: £8.50

Show site Sales Consultant - Narford

We are currently looking for a dynamic sales person to join our Head Office show site team in Narford.


Reporting directly to the Show Site Manager you will ensure that the Crane Garden Buildings ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure the profitability and success of the site. You will ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • Conduct site visits at the customers property to measure and qualify the suitability of products
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries from new and existing customers
  • Gather and share market and customer information
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions where appropriate
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets

Required Skills:


  • Experience of maintaining a sales pipeline
  • Selling direct to the public
  • Able to discover and overcome objections and close sales
  • Experience using a CRM system would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given

Benefits include:


  • Basic salary £25,000
  • Quarterly bonuses of £2,500 for achieving target
  • Opportunity to earn commission for exceeding targets
  • Clothing allowance
  • Fantastic staff facilities with breakfast and fresh fruit provided daily
  • Free parking
  • Pension scheme

Usual working pattern is 40hrs a week on a 3 week rota including 2 weekends on / 1 off


Being fully mobile and having your own vehicle is essential for this role as you may be required to conduct site visits.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

Factory Cleaner

We are now seeking to recruit a Multi Skilled Factory Cleaner to work at our recently expanded production site in Narborough.


This role will involve general cleaning and basic maintenance of the site & facilities, looking after all factory machinery and racking, carrying out weekly and daily checks and tasks.


Requirements:


  • Keep all operational areas clean and to a high standard, this will include warehouse, factory floor and the perimeter of the building
  • Cleaning down of all factory machinery during and at the end of the day
  • Removal and recycling of all waste products
  • Handling cleaning materials as per COSHH training and regulations
  • Reporting to the Facilities Manager in regard to concerns over hygiene or safety issues
  • Comply with the Factory Cleaning Schedule
  • Record all completed tasks on relevant sign off sheets
  • Work efficiently and complete additional tasks as required


Ideally you will have;



  • Experience of working within a factory environment
  • Good practical skills
  • The ability to work quickly and methodically within a team environment and follow instructions
  • An awareness and understanding of Health and safety policies in the workplace
  • Good level of understanding of the English language
  • Willing to take on any additional training to increase skills and experience 
  • A fork lift truck licence would be an advantage but not essential  



Package includes:


  • Basic salary relevant to experience
  • Opportunity to work overtime
  • Excellent staff facilities with tea, coffee and fresh fruit provided daily
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays, 5 days must be taken in December for  Christmas shut down

Usual working week is 40hrs Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm though some flexibility will be required to align with production schedules and occasional Saturdays

Salary: £8.50 p/hr